[act-ma] Shiftchange Premiers in Boston - edit as necessary

Julie A Matthaei jmatthae at wellesley.edu
Wed Oct 10 09:04:46 PDT 2012

*New England Premier of*


An inspirational new documentary by veteran award-winning filmmakers
Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin about the real possibilities offered by
worker cooperatives during this time of industrial decline, chronic
unemployment, and systemic economic crisis.  Lively stories of secure,
dignified jobs, in democratic workplaces including* *Boston’s own Equal
Exchange and the path-breaking Mondragon Cooperative Corporation.

*7 pm, Oct. 21 at Northeastern University’s West Village F Auditorium*

*7 pm, Oct. 24 at Tufts University, Barnum 104*

Join us for a 6 pm reception with coffee & light snacks before the
Northeastern showing.  Both screenings will be followed by discussion with
film-makers and local worker cooperators.  Directions and more information
about the screenings here <http://shiftchange.org/Boston/>; also see
shiftchange.org <http://www.shiftchange.org/>.


*Sponsors:*  These Boston screenings of Shiftchange are presented by the
Boston Area Solidarity Economy Network (BASEN), a local chapter of the U.S.
Solidarity Economy Network (www.ussen.org), and of the Intercontinental
Social Solidarity Economy Network (www.ripess.org), which seek to make
visible, link together, and grow worker cooperatives and other alternative
and transformational economic practices and institutions.    The screenings
are co-sponsored by Equal Exchange, Trillium Asset Management, Red Sun
Press, Northeastern University Social Enterprise Institute, Somerville
Climate Action, Boston Collective Delivery, Ownership Associates, South
Mountain Company, JP Forum, JP New Economy Transition, New Economy
Institute, Cooperative Fund of New England, the Tellus Institute, Gurmylay:
Growing the Green Economy, Al Campbell of the Union for Radical Political
Economics SC, and Harvest Co-op.  Also cooperating to bring this great film
to you are the Worker Owned and Run Cooperative Network of Boston (worcn.org),
Jobs with Justice, Democratic Socialists of America, Somerville Rep. Denise
Provost, Dollars & Sense, Mass. Global Action, Jewish Labor Committee,
  Dorchester Community Food Co-op, Occupy Boston Sustainable Economy
Working Group, and Boston Workers Alliance.

              *FOR MORE INFORMATION: **Rodney North, 774-776-7398, **
Rodney at equalexchange.coop* <Rodney at equalexchange.coop>

*WEBSITE:  **shiftchange.org* <http://shiftchange.org/>*; TWITTER: @Shift
Change; FACEBOOK: shiftchangemovie*

*JOIN BASEN! Contact Julie Matthaei,
**jmatthaei at wellesley.edu*<jmatthaei at wellesley.edu>
*  * <jmatthaei at wellesley.edu>*or Wayne Clark,
**rwayneclark at igc.org*<rwayneclark at igc.org>
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